Business in Action, 7th Ed.
Chapter 5: Forms of Ownership
"Most startups toil away in stealth mode on new products and services with an Apple-esque fear of news leaks," begins Haje Jan Kamps (photo, left) in a piece at TechCrunch.
"Facing a tougher fundraising environment, on-demand companies are touting financial metrics to show the health of their businesses—using whichever definition looks rosiest.
"Technology companies worth more than $1 billion—and many worth $10 billion—have fewer reasons to go public than they did in the past.
"A new legal tool to create a solid foundation for long term mission alignment and value creation.
Alan Murray, Editor of Fortune, reports.
Philip Levinson (photo, left) reports at BusinessInsider.
Knowledge@Wharton covers the topic.
"Don't expect to be able to set a high salary for yourself.
This podcast discusses the issues of corporate governance.
This PowerPoint discusses how to form a corporation, its features, advantages and disadvantages.
This PowerPoint discusses forms of organization.
Sole proprietorship refers to a business where all of the profits go directly to the owner, which also means that the owner takes full responsibility for any liabilities of the company.
Endeavor Entrepreneur and Endeavor Global Board Member Wences Casares (photo, left) .
Check out this infographic - Women Mean Business - by CityMax.
Not only are women-owned small businesses growing in number, they're also outpacing male-owned firms in job creation.
According to Alyson Shontell (photo, left), "Not all entrepreneurs need co-founders, but many successful companies -- including Apple, eBay, and Twitter -- were built by multiple leaders with productive relationships.
If you decide you need the protection of a corporation, this tutorial explains how to incorporate.
When starting a business, you need to choose a type of business structure— sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation or limited liability company (LLC).
As Washington lawmakers debate as massive bailout for Wall Street firms that invested in mortgages, CEOs have come under new scrutiny for their multi-million-dollar salaries, even when their companies have suffered.
The corporate boardroom is no longer a smoke-filled room populated with pals of the chief executive.
This video discusses how to structure a business, briefly describing the advantages and disadvanages of a sole proprietorship, partnership, LLC, and corporation.
2008 may be the year that Google's innocence ends, as media and governments start to cast a less forgiving eye at the behavior of the company that controls 60% of the search market and perhaps as much as half of all online advertising revenue.
Partnership is a voluntary collaborative agreement between two or more parties in which all participants agree to work together to achieve a common purpose or undertake a specific task and to share risks, responsibilities, resources, competencies and benefits.